MTN retains position as South Africa’s most valuable brand: 2018 Brand Finance survey reveals
According to the findings of the 2018 Brand Finance survey, the world’s leading independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy, MTN has retained their top position as the country’s most valuable brand. MTN’s brand value soared by 8% to R44, 2 billion, to maintain its leadership as South Africa’s most... Read more
New banknotes to honour Madiba’s centenary
As the commemoration to mark the 28th anniversary of the release from prison of Former President Nelson Mandela continued on Sunday, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has announced that it will issue a set of commemorative banknotes to honour the former statesman’s centenary. Mandela would have turned 100... Read more
Design@Bay Packs Power to Metro Security Services brand
Leading risk solutions company Metro Security Services has appointed innovative brand strategists Design@Bay to fast-track its development as a leading integrated risk solutions provider in the Eastern Cape and nationally. The M Holdings group of companies, best known for its highly visible Metro Security Services division, recently consolidated its... Read more
Toyota is SA business’ top car brand
Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has clinched top spot in the Sunday Times Top Brands 2017 awards as the best-regarded car brand in the Business category. In the past two years, TSAM had won consecutive awards as the best car brand in the Consumer category. The 2017 survey results... Read more
Engen remains SA’s number 1
For a record-breaking seventh consecutive year, consumers have backed Engen as their favourite petrol station in the country, reaffirming the company’s uncontested brand leadership and market strength in the South African petroleum industry. The accolade was attributed to Engen in the Sunday Times Top Brands* survey, which recognises those... Read more
Calls for citizens to be ambassadors of BrandSA
Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has called on citizens to be patriotic and sell the country to investors by not only focusing on the negative, but to also tell the good South African story. Delivering her maiden Budget Vote at the National Assembly on Friday, the Minister said through Brand... Read more
At the official launch at the Nairobi Stock Exchange, Brand Africa announced the 2014 Brand Africa 100® ranking of the most admired and most valuable brands in Sub-Saharan Africa. In a list dominated by electronics (17%), beverages (14%), auto manufacturers (14%), apparel (12%) and telecommunications (10%), pan-African telecommunications giant,... Read more